Orlando Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Station Postcard
ACL Railway Station Postcard
A color postcard featuring the Atlantic Coast Line (ACL) Railway Company station, located at 1400 Sligh Boulevard in Orlando, Florida, in the 1930s. This station was constructed in 1926 at a cost of $500,000 and was originally part of the ACL system. However, in 1967, the station joined the Seaboard Coast Line (SCL) Railroad, after a merger between the SCL and the ACL. With stucco facade and towers flanking its entrance, the station has been studied many times for its Mission Revival-style architecture. After being in operation for 65 years, the Orlando Amtrak station was in desperate need of renovations. In 1991, a collective of local organizations, companies and groups came together to fund the needed renovations.
Color postcard of A.C.L. Railway Station, Orlando, Fla. depicting genre scene of people waiting to board a train.
Original 10 x 14 centimeter color postcard: "A.C.L. Railway Station, Orlando, Fla. 'The City Beautiful.'" Orange News Company, Orlando, Florida: Special Collections & University Archives, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida.
Orange News Company
Digital reproduction of original 10 x 14 centimeter color postcard: "A.C.L. Railway Station, Orlando, Fla. 'The City Beautiful'." Orange News Company, Orlando, Florida: Tag number DP0004817, Central Florida Memory.
Is Format Of
Original 10 x 14 centimeter color postcard: "A.C.L. Railway Station, Orlando, Fla. 'The City Beautiful.'" Orange News Company, Orlando, Florida.
Is Part Of
Special Collections & University Archives, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida.
Orlando Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
10 x 14 centimeter color postcard
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company Station, Orlando, Florida
Originally published by the Orange News Company.
Copyright to this resource is held by University of Central Florida, Special Collections & University Archives and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.
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O.129—A. C. L. Railway Station, Orlando, Fla. "The City Beautiful"
Still Image Item Type Metadata
1 color postcard
10 x 14 centimeters